Author Archives: theOtherDada

About theOtherDada

At tOD, we are architects with a purpose and strategists with a mission. Going beyond traditional architecture, we employ a holistic and biomimetic design approach with NATURE and PEOPLE at its core. It is architecture that is socially and environmentally engaged.

Workshop: Sustainability in Interior Design

Interior design plays a significant role in the construction industry. It impacts the environment and its resources, causes biodiversity depletion and more importantly, affects the health of people. Designers are by definition problem-solvers, and are in an ideal position there

Workshop: Sustainability in Interior Design

Interior design plays a significant role in the construction industry. It impacts the environment and its resources, causes biodiversity depletion and more importantly, affects the health of people. Designers are by definition problem-solvers, and are in an ideal position there

Beirut RiverLESS at PechaKucha Night in Cleveland

On June 20th, 2019, we presented “Beirut RiverLESS” in Cleveland, Ohio during PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event bringing presenters from around the world to share diverse perspectives on how communities can re-think their relationship with the world’s most important resource.

Beirut RiverLESS at PechaKucha Night in Cleveland

On June 20th, 2019, we presented “Beirut RiverLESS” in Cleveland, Ohio during PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event bringing presenters from around the world to share diverse perspectives on how communities can re-think their relationship with the world’s most important resource.

Native Urban Forests in Beirut

From May 24th to 29th theOtherDada partnered with the social enterprise, Afforestt, to plant over 1,200 trees from 16 different native species in Beirut, as part of an Urban Afforestation Workshop. Through utilizing the innovative Miyawaki Technique the forests created

Native Urban Forests in Beirut

From May 24th to 29th theOtherDada partnered with the social enterprise, Afforestt, to plant over 1,200 trees from 16 different native species in Beirut, as part of an Urban Afforestation Workshop. Through utilizing the innovative Miyawaki Technique the forests created

Urban Reforestation Workshop [May 24-29]

We are partnering with Afforestt & SUGi to plant the first native urban forest in the city, through an engaging hands-on workshop delivered by Afforestt’s founder ‘Shubhendu Sharma” and Jungle Tree Expert “Gaurav Gurjar”. 15 participants will get the chance

Urban Reforestation Workshop [May 24-29]

We are partnering with Afforestt & SUGi to plant the first native urban forest in the city, through an engaging hands-on workshop delivered by Afforestt’s founder ‘Shubhendu Sharma” and Jungle Tree Expert “Gaurav Gurjar”. 15 participants will get the chance

Beirut RiverLESS: Community Focus Group

As part of our Beirut RiverLESS initiative and in collaboration with The Chain Effect, we organized a community focus group session in Badguer, Bourj Hammoud on Satuday, February 2nd 2019. The session started by introducing the collaborating organizations, and an

Beirut RiverLESS: Community Focus Group

As part of our Beirut RiverLESS initiative and in collaboration with The Chain Effect, we organized a community focus group session in Badguer, Bourj Hammoud on Satuday, February 2nd 2019. The session started by introducing the collaborating organizations, and an

Beirut RiverLESS – URBAN INTERVENTIONS WORKSHOP

On Saturday, December 8th 2018, theOtherDada held a workshop in collaboration with The Chain Effect as part of Beirut RiverLESS initiative. The workshop took place at Riwaq Beirut and lasted for six hours. During the workshop, participants got to learn about the history of Beirut

Beirut RiverLESS – URBAN INTERVENTIONS WORKSHOP

On Saturday, December 8th 2018, theOtherDada held a workshop in collaboration with The Chain Effect as part of Beirut RiverLESS initiative. The workshop took place at Riwaq Beirut and lasted for six hours. During the workshop, participants got to learn about the history of Beirut

Beirut RiverLESS at ESA Business School

On Friday, October 19th 2018, we participated in the “International Conference on Resilience in Post-Conflict Cities”. The goal of the conference was to share experiences, lessons learned as well as practices developed in cities and communities that experienced post-conflict reconstruction.

Beirut RiverLESS at ESA Business School

On Friday, October 19th 2018, we participated in the “International Conference on Resilience in Post-Conflict Cities”. The goal of the conference was to share experiences, lessons learned as well as practices developed in cities and communities that experienced post-conflict reconstruction.

tOD & Letitia Gallery at BDW 2018

We have partnered with Letitia Gallery to design their new exhibition space in Hamra, and as part of Beirut Design Week 2018, the gallery hosted “The Shape of a City”, a solo exhibition by British artist Nathaniel Rackowe, who takes

tOD & Letitia Gallery at BDW 2018

We have partnered with Letitia Gallery to design their new exhibition space in Hamra, and as part of Beirut Design Week 2018, the gallery hosted “The Shape of a City”, a solo exhibition by British artist Nathaniel Rackowe, who takes